Purrloin Pokemon GO Counters: The Best Way to Deal with Purrloin

Purrloin Pokemon Go
Purrloin Pokemon Go / Photo Courtesy of The Pokemon Company

Purrloin Pokemon GO counters are fairy, fighting, and bug Pokemon. Because Purrloin is a Dark Pokemon, fighting moves like Counter, Dynamic Punch, Focus Blast and Close Combat deal high damage. Here is a list of Purrloin's hard counters from best to worst.

Purrloin Pokemon Go

S TIER

  • Lucario (Fighting Type - Counter and Close Combat)
  • Toxicroak (Fighting Type - Counter and Dynamic Punch)
  • Breloom (Fighting Type - Counter and Dynamic Punch)
  • Machamp (Fighting Type - Counter and Dynamic Punch)
  • Blaziken (Fighting Type - Counter and Focus Blast)
  • Volcarona (Bug Type - Bug Bite and Bug Buzz)
  • Gardevoir (Fairy Type - Charm and Dazzling Gleam)

A TIER

  • Heracross (Fighting Type - Counter and Close Combat)
  • Hariyama (Fighting Type - Counter and Dynamic Punch)
  • Pinsir (Bug Type - Bug Bite and X-Scissor)
  • Granbull (Fairy Type - Charm and Play Rough)
  • Yanmega (Bug Type - Bug Bite and Bug Buzz)
  • Scizor (Bug Type - Fury Cutter and X-Scissor)
  • Primeape (Fighting Type - Counter and Close Combat)

B TIER

  • Ursaring (Fighting Type - Counter and Play Rough)
  • Hitmonlee (Low Kick and Close Combat)
  • Scyther (Bug Type - Fury Cutter and Bug Buzz)
  • Infernape (Fighting Type - Rock Smash and Close Combat)
  • Mewtwo (Psychic Type - Psycho Cut and Focus Blast)
  • Donphan (Fighting Type - Counter and Play Rough)

Pokemon Go houses over 500+ Pokemon including GenesectArchen, and Gengar. It is important to note the basic Pokemon Go counters to ensure that you are always entering a winning battle.